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Desk chair

Designer:
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French, Paris 1879–1933 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1923
Medium:
Wood, amboyna, leather, silvered bronze
Dimensions:
H. 29-5/8, W. 19-1/4, D. 25-1/2 in. (75.2 x 48.9 x 64.8 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Graham F. Blandy; Bequest of Jeanne King de Rham, in memory of her father, David King; and Gift of Vera Bloom, in memory of her father, Congressman Sol Bloom, by exchange, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.154.2
Not on view
[Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris, by 1972–73; sold to MMA]

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part I: 1900–1925," December 14, 1999–March 26, 2000, no catalogue.

Penelope Hunter in "Twentieth Century Art." Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 229, ill.

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "The Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 37 (Winter 1979–1980), pp. 20–21, ill. (color).

R. Craig Miller. Modern Design in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890–1990. New York, 1990, p. 40.



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